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#War Crimes

# war-crimes - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 3rd 2012, 11:00 AM 85 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

# war-crimes - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes

May 30th 2012, 11:00 AM 1,430 Views 15 Comments

The former Liberian leader was convicted of crimes of the “utmost gravity in terms of scale and brutality” according to judges.

# war-crimes - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June
# ICTY
# ICTY

Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June

May 24th 2012, 3:36 PM 952 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the so-called Butcher of Bosnia were refused their request for a six-month delay.

# war-crimes - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes...20 years later
# Genocide
# Genocide

Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes...20 years later

May 16th 2012, 7:38 AM 1,390 Views 6 Comments

The Bosnian Serb commander is accused of leading a bloody campaign of ethnic cleansing.

# war-crimes - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Prosecution wants 80 years for Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

Prosecution wants 80 years for Charles Taylor

May 3rd 2012, 10:03 PM 2,937 Views 5 Comments

Prosecutors say that Charles Taylor deserves an 80-year sentence for the war crimes he was convicted of last week, including aiding and abetting murder and rape on a mass scale.

# war-crimes - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Charles Taylor convicted in 'blood diamond' and child soldier trial
# Liberia
# Liberia

Charles Taylor convicted in 'blood diamond' and child soldier trial

Apr 26th 2012, 12:18 PM 2,240 Views 12 Comments

Former Liberian president is first world leader convicted by an international court since the Nuremburg trials.

Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial

Apr 26th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,393 Views 3 Comments

The former Liberian leader will be the first ex-president to receive judgment from an international tribunal since the Nuremberg trials.

# war-crimes - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Why is George Clooney watching Sudan via satellite?
# Sudan
# Sudan

Why is George Clooney watching Sudan via satellite?

Apr 8th 2012, 10:00 AM 4,038 Views 7 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about ongoing problems between North African states Sudan and South Sudan.

# war-crimes - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Nazi camp guard dies aged 91 after being convicted of crimes last year
# World War II
# World War II

Nazi camp guard dies aged 91 after being convicted of crimes last year

Mar 17th 2012, 1:23 PM 3,848 Views 64 Comments

John Demjanjuk, a retired autoworker in the US, had been charged with 28,060 counts of being an accessory to murder – one for every person who died at the concentration camp he was a guard at.

# war-crimes - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

In first verdict International Criminal Court finds Congo warlord guilty
# ICC
# ICC

In first verdict International Criminal Court finds Congo warlord guilty

Mar 14th 2012, 11:26 AM 1,200 Views 1 Comment

Thomas Lubanga has been found guilty of conscripting and enlisting children to fight for him.

# war-crimes - Monday 27 February, 2012

Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka
# Civil War
# Civil War

Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka

Feb 27th 2012, 11:34 AM 944 Views 4 Comments

The former president said today that possible crimes against humanity cannot simply be ignored.

# war-crimes - Thursday 12 January, 2012

US investigates footage of 'marines urinating on corpses'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US investigates footage of 'marines urinating on corpses'

Jan 12th 2012, 8:27 AM 3,264 Views 60 Comments

Video footage appears to show US soldiers despoiling corspes in Afghanistan, but it not clear when or where it was filmed.

# war-crimes - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

ICC issues arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo
# Côte D'Ivoire
# Côte D'Ivoire

ICC issues arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo

Nov 29th 2011, 8:43 PM 1,043 Views 2 Comments

Gbagbo refused to cede power to his rival Alassane Ouattara after losing last year’s election, sparking violent divisions in the country.

# war-crimes - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government

Nov 20th 2011, 2:10 PM 1,196 Views 3 Comments

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says he wants to ensure Gaddafi will get a fair trial if tried in Libya.

# war-crimes - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Hundreds of dormant Nazi death camp investigations reopened
# Nazi Death Camps
# Nazi Death Camps

Hundreds of dormant Nazi death camp investigations reopened

Oct 5th 2011, 9:05 AM 541 Views 9 Comments

The conviction of a 91-year-old man in May of accessory to murder for serving as a WWII death camp guard has led to a recheck of potentially similar cases.

# war-crimes - Monday 3 October, 2011

ICC to investigate alleged war crimes in Ivory Coast
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

ICC to investigate alleged war crimes in Ivory Coast

Oct 3rd 2011, 2:07 PM 148 Views 2 Comments

At least 3,000 people are believed to have died in the months of violence that took place following disputed elections last year.

# war-crimes - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Libya’s civil war: lynching, cluster bombs and enforced disappearances
# Libya
# Libya

Libya’s civil war: lynching, cluster bombs and enforced disappearances

Sep 13th 2011, 6:58 AM 418 Views 0 Comments

In its report on the six-month-long conflict, Amnesty International says a range of human rights abuses and potential war crimes have been committed by both sides.

# war-crimes - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Yugoslav army chief gets 27-year prison sentence for war crimes
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Yugoslav army chief gets 27-year prison sentence for war crimes

Sep 6th 2011, 11:59 AM 226 Views 0 Comments

Momcilo Perisic, a former Chief of General Staff of the Yugoslav army, has been jailed for 27 years for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Bosnia and Herzegovinia and Croatia in the 1990s.

# war-crimes - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

UN puts protest deaths at 2,200 as Syria disputes fact-finding report
# Syria
# Syria

UN puts protest deaths at 2,200 as Syria disputes fact-finding report

Aug 23rd 2011, 11:58 AM 241 Views 0 Comments

Seven people were reportedly killed after a UN fact-finding mission left the restive city of Homs yesterday. The UN has criticised Syria for restricting the mission’s access.

# war-crimes - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Serbia captures last war crimes suspect Goran Hadzic
# Serbia
# Serbia

Serbia captures last war crimes suspect Goran Hadzic

Jul 20th 2011, 9:05 AM 451 Views 0 Comments

Hadzic has been on the run for eight years and is sought for atrocities stemming from the Balkan’s War in the 90s.

# war-crimes - Monday 18 July, 2011

Nazi war crimes suspect acquitted
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Nazi war crimes suspect acquitted

Jul 18th 2011, 4:38 PM 775 Views 7 Comments

Sandor Kepiro, 97, has been acquitted of war crime charges related to the execution of 35 Serbs and Jews in Serbia in 1942.

# war-crimes - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Dutch state found responsible for three Srebrenica deaths
# Bosnian War
# Bosnian War

Dutch state found responsible for three Srebrenica deaths

Jul 5th 2011, 12:48 PM 312 Views 0 Comments

In a groundbreaking ruling, the Dutch state has been found responsible for the deaths of three Bosnian Muslim men during the bloody Srebrenica massacre of 1995 – which saw 8,000 Muslim men and boys killed by Serb forces.

# war-crimes - Monday 4 July, 2011

Judges enter “not guilty” plea for Mladić after kicking him out of court
# Bosnia
# Bosnia

Judges enter “not guilty” plea for Mladić after kicking him out of court

Jul 4th 2011, 11:01 AM 324 Views 1 Comment

The man accused of carrying out horrendous war crimes in Bosnia in the 1990s has again refused to enter a plea but judges at The Hague have done so on his behalf.

# war-crimes - Sunday 3 July, 2011

War crimes suspect Mladic to boycott court hearing
# Mladic
# Mladic

War crimes suspect Mladic to boycott court hearing

Jul 3rd 2011, 3:09 PM 207 Views 3 Comments

But what happens if he refuses to attend tomorrow’s war crimes tribunal hearing?

# war-crimes - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Watch: Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees as unrest continues
# Syria
# Syria

Watch: Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees as unrest continues

Jun 18th 2011, 3:00 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

The US is weighing up whether President Assad can face war crimes charges over his government’s suppression of the unrest.

# war-crimes - Thursday 16 June, 2011

China sends invite to Sudanese leader, who's wanted for war crimes
# China
# China

China sends invite to Sudanese leader, who's wanted for war crimes

Jun 16th 2011, 4:33 PM 174 Views 6 Comments

President Omar al-Bashir will visit China in a little over a week, despite the fact he’s wanted by an international court on war crimes charges.

Mandela charity ex-chief innocent in 'blood diamond' case
# Blood Diamonds
# Blood Diamonds

Mandela charity ex-chief innocent in 'blood diamond' case

Jun 16th 2011, 9:56 AM 337 Views 0 Comments

Supermodel Naomi Campbell testified that she gave stones – believed to have come from ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor, who is being tried for war crimes – to the former head of Nelson Mandela’s children’s charity in 1997.

# war-crimes - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Mladic seeks to delay extradition - by sending his appeal by post
# Ratko Mladic
# Ratko Mladic

Mladic seeks to delay extradition - by sending his appeal by post

May 31st 2011, 8:40 AM 221 Views 0 Comments

The Serbian warlord is trying to avoid extradition to The Hague using any means possible – including through ‘snail mail’.

# war-crimes - Monday 30 May, 2011

War crimes suspect Ratko Mladic to appeal against extradition to The Hague
# Mladic
# Mladic

War crimes suspect Ratko Mladic to appeal against extradition to The Hague

May 30th 2011, 7:20 AM 134 Views 0 Comments

The former Bosnian Serb military commander is unlikely to win his appeal with the Serbian government keen to move him on to the Netherlands to stand trial.

# war-crimes - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Serbia to target those that protected war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic
# Mladic
# Mladic

Serbia to target those that protected war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic

May 28th 2011, 4:12 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

The Serbian president has vowed to investigate those who may have colluded with Mladic to keep him from the authorities. Meanwhile, details of how the former army chief lived in hiding have been emerging.

# war-crimes - Friday 27 May, 2011

Nine things to know about Ratko Mladic
# Mladic
# Mladic

Nine things to know about Ratko Mladic

May 27th 2011, 10:07 PM 534 Views 0 Comments

Some background on one of Europe’s most wanted men, from his father’s death in 1945 to his rise as a Bosnian Serb military leader and later indictment for war crimes.

Ratko Mladic ruled fit to stand trial for war crimes by Serbian judge
# Mladic
# Mladic

Ratko Mladic ruled fit to stand trial for war crimes by Serbian judge

May 27th 2011, 1:30 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

The judge has ruled that Mladic can stand trial for war crimes at The Hague in the Netherlands.

# war-crimes - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

ICC to probe claims of institutionalised gang-rape in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

ICC to probe claims of institutionalised gang-rape in Libya

May 17th 2011, 9:58 AM 800 Views 0 Comments

The International Criminal Court is to investigate allegations that pro-Gaddafi troops have used gang-rape as a weapon of war, as well as claims that forces have been using sexual enhancement drugs to carry out crimes.

# war-crimes - Friday 13 May, 2011

Who are the world's most wanted Nazis?
# Most Wanted
# Most Wanted

Who are the world's most wanted Nazis?

May 13th 2011, 2:36 PM 4,804 Views 0 Comments

Twelve men are on the list of the most wanted Nazi-era war criminals, compiled by a Jewish human rights organisation. The hunt continues after a Nazi death camp guard was convicted this week.

# war-crimes - Friday 15 April, 2011

UN court convicts Croatian hero General Gotovina of war crimes
Live Apr 15th 2011, 7:11 PM

UN court convicts Croatian hero General Gotovina of war crimes

# war-crimes - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Gaddafi defends his position - as the Hague opens formal investigation
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi defends his position - as the Hague opens formal investigation

Mar 2nd 2011, 2:51 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

A file on Libya is being opened in the International Criminal Court to investigate possible crimes against humanity – meanwhile Gaddafi is branded a “pill popping nutter” by demonstrators.

# war-crimes - Monday 22 November, 2010

Former DR Congo leader on trial for war crimes
# War Cimes Trial
# War Cimes Trial

Former DR Congo leader on trial for war crimes

Nov 22nd 2010, 4:57 PM 208 Views 0 Comments

Jean-Pierre Bemba faces charges of murder, rape and pillage during the most important trial at the International Criminal Court to date.